Motivation at Royal Mail

1612 words 7 pages


Employee motivation is, or at least must be, one of the key issues for directors, managers and personnel managers. The leader must be able to find the sensitive strings of his subordinates, which can be motivated by influencing them to achieve high performance. The correct use of motivation encourages staff to make more efficient use of their knowledge, skills, and talents. In today's turbulent, often chaotic environment, commercial success depends on the employee's talent and effort. Despite the many existing theories and practices, some of the motivation of leaders today remains a mystical term. This is partly due to the fact that people are motivated by different things and techniques.
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Financial programme

Financial incentives - cash bonuses, profit sharing, bonuses for knowledge and a job well done - these are strong motivators for workers and it is quite common in companies. But this is not enough staff to meet the work.

Non-financial programme

According to Herzberg theory, which was mentioned above, recognition, the additional holidays, new convenient office, free transportation, health insurance - these are all non-financial incentives to help develop employee satisfaction. It helps you feel good in the workplace and to assess the establishment where you work. Increase employee job satisfaction, because it reflects the general provision of the individual for the job. Researches determine the key factors affecting job satisfaction: the mind demanding work, good working conditions and friendly atmosphere in a team. Employees are tend to prefer jobs that offer the possibility to use their skills and abilities and offer a variety of tasks, and allow the freedom to find its own assessment. That is why executives of the Royal Mail should pay more attention to subordinates' values, attitudes and perceptions. Employee performance and job satisfaction would be better if its value fits well with the organization's values. Managers should have an interest in its staff regulations, as attitudes influence


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